Long regarded as Perth’s premier coastal suburb and described as the Queen of the Perth beach ‘burbs in the REA Group Cottesloe profile, owning a property in Cottesloe is a common dream for many Western Australians.
Home to over 7,000 professionals, families, singles, retirees and beach lovers, the famed 6011 postcode has become a haven for downsizers seeking a coastal lifestyle of luxury, relaxation and convenience within one of Perth’s most iconic locations.
In this article, we will explore some of the lifestyle opportunities available to downsizers within this prestigious beachside location, alongside a sneak peak at the boutique apartments on offer at the exclusive Elizabeth Residences.
A Cottesloe Snapshot
The land area of Cottesloe is surprisingly small and only covers around four square kilometres, further contributing to exclusive appeal of this coastal suburb. Known for its picturesque Norfolk Island Pines which line the streets, Cottesloe is characterised by a blend of historical and modern properties, with roughly 18% of all properties classified as apartments like those on offer at the Elizabeth Residences.
With a media age of 42 years, the predominate age group in Cottesloe is 50-59 years, making it a popular living destination for downsizers and retirees looking for the ultimate coastal lifestyle. Further to this, around 48% of households are couples without children, indicating the rise in downsizers choosing Cottesloe as their suburb of choice for retirement after their children have moved out of the family home.
The Ultimate Coastal Lifestyle
When Perth locals are asked which is their favourite beach, Cottesloe is often the answer that springs to mind, with the famed 1.5-kilometre beach presenting one of the suburb’s biggest drawcards. Known for its crystal waters and white sands, it consistently attracts beach goers from all over the city and state, with international visitors also marking it as one of their must-see destinations whilst visiting Perth.
Coastal events, such as the iconic Sculptures by the Sea
installation have now become a part of the suburb’s ongoing events, with this highly anticipated annual event transforming the seafront into a series of artistic creations to draw in crowds from all over Perth and beyond. Live music events, markets and coastal fitness have also now become a frequent part of the Cottesloe lifestyle.
“Perfect all-round suburb where you can pretend you are always on holiday. Great beach, loads of cafes and restaurants, good pubs, and boutique shopping, with excellent public transport access. Forget Bondi as the iconic Aussie beach – Cottesloe is where it’s at!”
– A Homely review by Squinto
An Abundance of Cafes & Eateries
If you fancy a drink whilst watching the sun go down, the Cottesloe Beach Hotel is located a stone’s throw from the famous shoreline, where it has stood as a landmark destination for over 100 years. With a series of cafes, restaurants and eateries lining the renowned Cottesloe strip, you’re always spoilt for choice with entertainment options, creating the ultimate coastal lifestyle.
Further options for dining and shopping are also located nearby on Station Street and Napolean Street, providing further options for locals to enjoy catch ups with friends and family, or couples looking to embrace the abundance of dining options within the esteemed coastal suburb.
Parks and Recreation
Aside from the appeal of its beachside location, Cottesloe is also known for its lush surroundings and plentiful outdoor spaces. With four parks covering 8% of its total area, and recreational facilities like the Sea View Golf Club, downsizers can feel assured of an array of recreational facilities to keep them active.
Taking a look at the Town of Cottesloe’s Parks and Reserves Program, there are ongoing plans to consistently upgrade popular locations such as Marine Parade and Beach Street to ensure local residents enjoy updated equipment and high quality leisure facilities for years to come.
Aside from an array of outdoor facilities, residents also have access to local shopping options such as the Cottesloe Shopping Centre and Grove Plaza for weekend shopping and groceries, with easy transport links to the Perth CBD and Fremantle just a short drive away.
Coastal Meets Central – The Best of Both Worlds
Another main benefit of Cottesloe is its transport links and ideal location. Situated just 12 kilometres from the Perth CBD and just a short drive to the beating hub of Fremantle’s central district, residents have the luxury of a secluded beachside lifestyle which is also conveniently central.
Supported by a series of transport links, Cottesloe residents also have access to a series of public train stations including Grant Street, Cottesloe, Mosman Park and Victoria Street with a series of bus services also helping to create a highly accessible lifestyle of convenience.
Introducing The Elizabeth Residences
With some of Perth’s most iconic beaches located a stone’s throw from the exclusive Elizabeth Residences, an unrivalled lifestyle of coastal ambience, premium luxury and resort-style living will become the new norm for future residents.
A lifestyle of sophistication, quality and style awaits in these architecturally designed boutique apartments, perfect for downsizers, retirees or buyers in search of a coastal sea change. Each apartment boasts luxurious, stunning finishes, with future residents set to enjoy the pampering of resort-style facilities like pools, balconies, enviable courtyards and rooftop terraces alongside a communal a gym.
Currently standing at 25% sold, now is the perfect time to secure your future Cottesloe lifestyle, so register your interest today with our sales agents to find out more about this exclusive beachside development.